Physical properties behind printing technologies for OLED fabrication

Objective

The project works towards the optimization of printing OLED stacks by analyzing process parameters, hidden surfaces and solvent content.

Topics

Optimized films for OLED applications
Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers
Dr. Jasper Michels

Characterization of layer stacks
Prof. Dr. Hildegard Möbius

Film formation and drying
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme
Dr. Jasper Michels
Prof. Dr. Werner Steffen

Optimizing the light out coupling of printed OLED stacks
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme

Molecular orientation of SMOLED’s
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme
Dr. Jasper Michels
Prof. Dr. Hildegard Möbius
Prof. Dr. Werner Steffen

Insight in physical phenomena of printing parameters
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme

Pixelated OLED’s
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme
Prof. Dr. Werner Steffen

Expected results

  • Insight in physical phenomena such as jetting speed, droplet volume, forming of satellites
  • Optimized light out coupling of printed OLED stacks
  • Information on hidden surfaces of OLED stacks
  • Information of solvent content in printed films
  • Improved functional OLED layers

Partners

University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern
Prof. Dr. Hildegard Möbius

Hasselt University
Prof. Dr. Wim Deferme
Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers

Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer-Research (MPI-I)
Prof. Dr. Werner Steffen
Dr. Jasper Michels

Contact Project Manager
wim.deferme@uhasselt.be

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